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No Use In Asking Ashes

Transcendent fire on the forest floor
Lifts one higher than before.
Not unlike dust in the wind,
Smoke curls in and out again.
Rising above the trees below… 58 more words


A picture is worth a thousand words

The saying goes that a picture is worth 1000 words. But is it really?

Here’s the idea: I post a picture and tell the story behind the picture. 92 more words

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Wait. Hold up. Where did that bruise come from?

At this point, I swear I’m anemic. OK probably not actually, but sometimes it feels that way. I don’t know if I’m really that accident prone, but maybe I am. 724 more words

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2016: A Year in Review

I’ve thought long and hard about if I wanted to do this or not…but then I figured why not? But, in usual Mary fashion, it will be awkward, and I’ll try to make it funny and interesting…and probably fail. 2,499 more words

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So this must be it, welcome to the new year

They say you should start your new year the way you mean to go on, and I started mine with a glass of (good) whisky, cuddled up on the couch watching The Big Fat Quiz of the Year. 897 more words


Stories of the Job Hunt: We filled the position you applied for but we called you anyway

So, usually, when you get a job you applied for, they call you back. Usually, when you don’t get a job you applied for, they don’t call you back. 1,492 more words

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Burning Trains

Often, sinking into foam,
On our transport all alone,
With nothing but the neon glow
Of the broken signs to show
What path lies before, behind. 54 more words